[Python-Dev] adding save() and load() function for interactive use

Gerrit Holl gerrit at nl.linux.org
Mon Dec 1 14:30:55 EST 2003

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 07:30 PM 12/1/03 +0100, Gerrit Holl wrote:
> >save() is easily implemented by pickling
> > locals(); load() is easily implemented by updating
> > locals() while unpickling it.
> Functions and classes are pickled as references to a module, so this 
> wouldn't actually work.  When you try to load(), the unpickling will fail 
> if the function or class doesn't already exist in the module.

Ouch. Of course... I should have thought it through better... sorry!


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